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  • Richards, Jennifer (2013-06-11)
    Annual retail sales in the United States stand at $4,307,531,000,000. While this is down from a high point in 2007, we are spending more than ever before. The average American spends 42% of their income on housing, 18% on ...
  • Zelenak, Thomas (2013-06-13)
    Convention centers have been around for almost a century and a half, well at least the name has been, and from this they have evolved from structures that we would see as minor buildings into massive structures that are a ...
  • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) (2015-08-24)
  • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) (2015-08-24)
  • Unknown author (2013-06-13)
    The idea of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has existed for more than a century and is considered indispensable to the well-being of an organization. Yet, there is no agreed upon definition of CSR. Instead, we find ...
  • Barakat, Rafa (2017-06-16)
    The past few years have had a global refugee crisis. Historical events have proven to produce more refugees than the current disasters. So why are we facing the most overwhelming refugee crisis today? It is because most ...
  • Douglas, Courtney (2012-05-19)
    Humans are inherently spiritual beings. As humans we have found ways to express our spirituality, mainly through religion. The number and diversity of religions in the world has repeatedly sparked conflict. Many wars have ...
  • Minard, Kelly (2012-05-19)
    As we begin to renew and reuse abandoned sites and empty skeletons in urban areas throughout the world, we need to find ways to marry old and new architecture. They need to become one cohesive fabric with cooperation between ...
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    Williams, Morgan (2018-05-10)
  • Giacco, Anthony (2012-05-19)
    History has shown that there are moments in time when a product, service or movement crosses a threshold and grows exponentially, like a contagious epidemic, from the smallest yet vastly important of influences or events. ...
  • Vereecke, Peter (2013-06-13)
    The Composition of a city is the direct product of ideas and habits that have been invented, reformed and re imagined over the course of a city’s existence. The size of a city is often limited to the amount of people that ...
  • Gerlach, Adam (2012-05-19)
    The evolution of landscape from wilderness to farmland to village to city is well documented throughout the world. What happens to the city? Does it continue to evolve? In some cases the city continuously reinvents itself ...
  • Smoes, David (2012-05-19)
    The space around us is in a constant state of flux, and as the world continues to grow the amount of usable space is beginning to curb. It now becomes the job of the architect to organize and compose a solution for this ...
  • Vermeersch, Irina (2014-05-21)
    This thesis was conducted by a master’s student at the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Architecture. The “Urban Edge Condition” thesis is based on research of urban edge that was conducted in the City of Detroit. ...
  • Owczarek, Jeff (2012-05-19)
    With the advent of cell phones and internet and cheap gasoline for the automobile, long-distance transportation and communication has never been easier. Commuters can travel 20 to 40 to 100 miles daily between work and ...
  • Okunlola, Ayomide (Ayomide Okunlola, 2019-04-24)
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate the urban structure of mobility in Lagos from the perspective of the non-vehicular commuter and informal spaces. The mega-city has experienced extreme rapid growth in population ...
  • Hoffer, Woodrow II (2012-05-19)
    The purpose of this thesis investigation is to explore how space can be connected and [re]connected. How does one connect different entities to create a harmonious urban space? How does one [re]connect and integrate a ...
  • Detloff, Melissa (2012-05-19)
    Post industrial urban decline is a direct result from cities that expanded in relation to the economic boom of manufacturing during the industrial revolution of the early 20th century. Manufacturing however has slowly ...
  • Sykes, Craig (2016-05-19)
    Detroit is no doubt going through a phase of vast development and growth. The amount of construction projects one will see when venturing into the city can be absolutely overwhelming. As the city continues to develop, land ...
  • Skora, Theresa A. (2012-05-19)
    The Motor City takes pride in its rich history. As a former leader in industry and advancement, Detroit continues to thrive on international automotive renown, business enterprise and riverfront development. Beautifully ...

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